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Our Pastor is Pastor Melton W. Roberson. Pastor Roberson knew there was a call to ministry on his life and began to pursue his call from God.  Pastor Roberson attended Richmond Virginia Seminary in 1983 and received his B.A. in Theology in 1986. He continues his ministerial training with dedicated work in the church and community received an honorary Doctorate Degree in 2013 from Carolina Christian University.


Pastor Roberson also has years of experience in Administrative and Industrial Management. He served and retired as Postmaster for the United States Post Office. 


Pastor Roberson has served both Civic and Community organizations such as Patrick County Community Planning Action Team, Patrick County Food Closet, Christmas Cheer Program ,  and Advisory Committee  for Unwed Pregnant Teenagers. 


In 1999, Pastor Roberson and his wife  traveled to Ghana, Africa to contribute donated clothing for the people of Ghana. During this trip, through the teaching and preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, hundreds gave their lives  to the Lord. It is quite evident that the spirit of outreach will continue to spread as Pastor Roberson enters a  new area of serving God…..pastoring a new church body.


It was in 2007, Pastor Roberson took the reigns of Greater Tabernacle of Praise Church in Stuart, Va.  Pastor  Roberson who started pastoring in 1984, saw the need for a new edifice. In 2003 Greater Tabernacle of Praise was incorporated. 


Pastor Roberson and wife, Dale Roberson, passion is to reach God’s people with the Good News of Jesus Christ and to provide strong discipleship training for the development of all people.  It is the goal of Greater Tabernacle Of Praise to focus on outreach that will accomplish the true discipleship calling of God’s people. It is our desire that you will be reached by the love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and start cultivating an even stronger relationship with Him.


Pastor Roberson Is married to the formal Hope (Dale) Ingram and they have two sons who are musician at the church. Pastor Roberson believe that Christ is the cornerstone to a strong family relationships 





Greater Tabernacle of Praise church intends not only to grow in faith, but to share our faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with the community and the world.


We are a Christ-centered church of believers striving to make Jesus Christ not only the center but head of our lives.


Greater Tabernacle of Praise is a church established six decades ago but now in a new location with a new name and a new vision.


Our purpose is to communicate to the community and world the life changing power of a relationship with Jesus Christ and his written word.


We are a family oriented church with deep family values. Jesus Christ is Lord of the church and it is around him that our mission and purpose is yield.

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